"I was reading the dictionary. I thought
it was a poem about everything."
                     --Steven Wright

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Heir to ( উত্তরাধিকারী (সম্পত্তি) ) He is the heir to his uncle’s property.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Useful for ( প্রয়োজনীয় (উদ্দেশ্য) ) This book is useful to us for examination.
  • Yield to ( আত্মসমর্পণ করা ) He Yielded to his enemy.
  • Accustomed to ( অভ্যস্ত ) I am accustomed to such a life.

Idioms:

  • At random ( বেপরোয়া ; এলোমেলো ) He hit the ball at random.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.
  • By chance ( দৈবাৎ ) I met him on the way by chance.